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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EL PASO TX/SANTA TERESA NM
449 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

NMZ407-410>417-TXZ418-419-190100-
SOUTHWEST DESERT/MIMBRES BASIN-NORTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN DONA ANA COUNTY/MESILLA VALLEY-CENTRAL TULAROSA BASIN-
SOUTHERN TULAROSA BASIN-
WEST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-
SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 7500 FEET-
EAST SLOPES SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS BELOW 7500 FEET-OTERO MESA-
WESTERN EL PASO COUNTY-EASTERN/CENTRAL EL PASO COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DEMING...COLUMBUS...GARFIELD...HATCH...
RADIUM SPRINGS...LAS CRUCES...VADO...SUNLAND PARK...ALAMOGORDO...
TULAROSA...WHITE SANDS MONUMENT...OROGRANDE...
WHITE SANDS RANGE HEADQUARTERS...CHAPARRAL...MESCALERO...
MOUNTAIN PARK...TIMBERON...CLOUDCROFT...SUNSPOT...APACHE SUMMIT...
MAYHILL...SACRAMENTO...PINON...CROW FLATS...DOWNTOWN...
WEST EL PASO...UPPER VALLEY...FORT BLISS...SOCORRO...
EAST AND NORTHEAST EL PASO
449 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
AN AREA OF LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN...THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL
STORM ODILE...EXTENDS FROM THE EASTERN HALF OF LUNA COUNTY ACROSS
DONA ANA COUNTY AND INTO EL PASO AND OTERO COUNTIES. THIS AREA OF
RAIN CONTINUES TO MOVE NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH WITH THE POTENTIAL
FOR ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES INTO TONIGHT. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT MDT.


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TXZ420>424-190100-
NORTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS/HUECO MOUNTAINS-SALT BASIN-
SOUTHERN HUDSPETH HIGHLANDS-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN EL PASO/WESTERN HUDSPETH COUNTIES-
RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF EASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HUECO TANKS...LOMA LINDA...DELL CITY...
CORNUDAS...SALT FLAT...SIERRA BLANCA...FABENS...TORNILLO...
FORT HANCOCK
449 PM MDT THU SEP 18 2014

.NOW...
AT 445 PM MDT...NWS RADAR WAS SHOWING ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
OVER NORTHEASTERN HUDSPETH COUNTY AND APPROACHING SOUTHWESTERN
EL PASO COUNTY. THESE STORMS WERE GENERALLY MOVING EAST AT 10 TO
15 MPH. ANY STORMS THAT DEVELOP OVER EL PASO OR HUDSPETH COUNTY
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING COULD PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLODDING. SMALL
HAIL...WIND GUSTS OF 45 MPH AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING MAY ALSO
ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

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